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Julian Seymour

Julian Seymour

Managing Director (Planning and Communities)
Julian is the Managing Director of Cratus Planning and Communities teams which operates from Bristol, London and Southampton.
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Julian takes a partnership approach to projects and firmly believes that development can benefit everyone if done correctly.

Having worked in specialist property communications since 2006, Julian has worked across the country and across the sectors. He has worked for retailers and retail landlords, infrastructure and renewable energy generators, and most recently has been delivering strategic communications support around strategic housing allocations, estate regeneration, town centre developement and planning applications.

Julian remains at the forefront of consultation and is particularly proud of the development of Cratus Engage, Cratus’ engagement platform. Cratus Engage brings together the best of formal, informal and digital engagement techniques to create consultations which are accessible to everyone and suitable for every project.

Before joining Cratus, Julian briefly worked for an MP before going into the private sector, working for several consultancies as a property communications specialist.

Contact Julian for advice on planning communications across the UK or for information about Cratus.

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Amy Kernick
Senior Account Executive (Communities and Placemaking)
Bolu Sodipo
Account Executive (Planning)
Cathal Kavanagh
Senior Account Manager (Planning)
Charlie Murphy
Account Manager (Planning)
Charlotte Platten
Account Director (Local Government Affairs)
Chris Tinker
Non-Executive Director
Dan Henderson
Account Executive (Communities and Placemaking)
Dan Humphreys
Director (Public Affairs)
Duncan Flynn
Senior Director (Planning)
Georgina Walker
Account Director (Advisory)
Hanna Jarvi
Team Coordinator
Imogen Spencer-Dale
Senior Account Manager (Communities and Placemaking)
James Goldstone
Director (London Planning)
Jenny Riddell Carpenter
Managing Director (Corporate Affairs and Advocacy)
Jenny Cooper
Associate Director (Communities and Placemaking)
Julian Seymour
Managing Director (Planning and Communities)
Kim Heilbron
Financial Controller & Company Secretary
Louise Hingley
Account Director (Planning)
Luca Difato
Digital and Social Media Officer
Matt Spencer
Senior Account Manager (Planning)
Nick Kilby
Chief Executive Officer
Osman Dervish
Associate Director (London Planning)
Peter Banks
Head of Marketing
Robert Delaney
Client Finance Controller
Sarah McKee
Director (Corporate Communications and Local Government Relations)
Sharon Sherfield
Finance Assistant & HR Administrator
Sukhpal Garcha
Senior Account Executive (Public Affairs)
Vanisha Solanki
Account Director (Planning)